Autism Law Enforcement Response Training for Police Officers

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Everyday life throws us into the situations we may be prepared and may be not. Not all regular people know about autism and how people having this diagnoses can act in different situations. Unfortunately, as usual their actions can be … Continue reading

An Inspiring Story Of A Boy, Who Used To Be “That Kid”

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Morgan Wolfers is a 10-year boy from Conifer, Colorado, who loves nature, photography and has autism. National Geographic selects his photos often for their issues and even Joe Biden has one of his photos displayed at home. He also has … Continue reading

Can Technology Substitute A Therapist?

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According to the latest news and statistics, autism is the fastest-growing developmental disorder in the United States. While scientists are trying to find out the causes of autism, parents and families around the world are trying new therapies and looking for new ways … Continue reading

Jacqueline Aidenbaum visits Shema Kolainu

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Recently, a dear friend Jacqueline Aidenbaum visited Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voices School. Jacqueline works for the United Nations at the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management. Autism is of interest to her and she has completed courses … Continue reading

Robotic Assistant Used to Improve Therapy Sessions for Kids with ASD

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Technological advances have improved the quality of life for many, but in particular, have made huge impacts in the lives of individuals with autism. Apps, devices, and new advancements have allowed both children and adults on the spectrum to better … Continue reading

Run, Mickey, Run…

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We can’t stop repeating that people with autism are truly special people. They are gifted and talented, each in their own way. To discover a talent in an autistic child may take longer, but their parents’ love and care makes miracles. The hero … Continue reading

Can Chemicals Cause Autism?

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Recent studies show that certain chemicals can increase the risk of autism. Researchers from the Drexel University have published evidence that some pesticides, banned in 1970, may still cause a significant risk of autism during pregnancy. The study showed that children … Continue reading

First-Then Boards Helped Johnny!

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After we gave him a fun activity to look forward to, he knew he had to finish his first task in order to get to the second and this helped him tremendously. Continue reading

Dogs CAN help children with autism spectrum disorder

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British researchers have been following families with autistic children who have a dog and have noticed a positive effect. Continue reading

A-Z – a Year of Routine 

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“The whole concept is using reinforcement to encourage children to not only do what they need to do, but to turn an undesirable task into an intrinsically motivating experience that the students want to do”. – Rivky Ismach Continue reading